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Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
To immerse high school students in inquiry, as advocated by the National Science Education Standards (1996), and to take advantage of the Internet's power, students are engaged in a computer data-mining exercise to solve real science problems. After formulating their research question, students scour the Internet to locate raw data they can transform, frequently via Excel, to solve their problem and then present their findings to the public, usually via PowerPoint. (Contains 5 charts.)